Paul Simon played as the musical guest on last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live. He performed a new version of “Can’t Run But” with the New York City chamber ensemble yMusic, as well as “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” The former song appears on his latest LP, In The Blue Light. More »
Saturday Night Live returns for its 44th season this weekend. As we already know, the premiere will be hosted by Adam Driver, and Kanye West will be the first musical guest. (That same night, Kanye will release his new album Yandhi, which features 6ix9ine and the late XXXTentacion.) And now, SNL … More »
Right now, Paul Simon is in looking-back mode. He’s currently on a huge farewell tour, hitting all the big arenas one last time before going into touring retirement (though he says he might play the odd benefit here and there). And next week, he’ll release In The Blue Light, an album of new versions of … More »
In 1981, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel reunited for a massive Central Park concert. 500,000 people showed up, and a live album taped at the show turned out to be a huge hit. Shortly afterward, Simon and Garfunkel started work on what was supposed to be a reunion album. But they had another falling out, … More »
Paul Simon’s 1990 album Rhythm Of The Saints is one of those beautiful examples of someone who’s already a legend and a commercial force pushing himself forward, during a time when all he really had to do was sit and count his money. Rhythm Of The Saints followed Simon’s phenomenally popular album Graceland, which itself … More »
Before wrapping up his farewell tour next month, Paul Simon will release a new album called In The Blue Light, on which he revisits and reimagines tracks from throughout his discography with musicians ranging from Wynton Marsalis to Bryce Dessner. “This album consists of songs that I thought were almost right, … More »
Paul Simon recently kicked off his Homeward Bound farewell tour, which concludes on 9/22 with a final performance in his Queens hometown. But before he retires from touring for good, barring a few one-off performances, the legend is going to celebrate his decades-long career in another way: a new album called In The … More »
Paul Simon announced today that he will be performing the final show of his Farewell Tour on his old stomping grounds in Queens. He will play songs spanning his seven-decade career on 9/22 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Simon’s personal proceeds will be donated to a charitable cause that has yet to be announced. More »
It’s probably safe to assume that when Paul Simon began to achieve fame and critical acclaim as a part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, he’d never anticipated he might someday release an electronic tribute album. But alas, that day has come.
Simon’s Grammy award-winning 1986 album, Graceland, has been re-imagined by several of dance music’s superstars.
Though just five tastes of the album are available at the moment, as Graceland – The Remixes doesn’t officially land on Legacy/Sony until June, the glimpses into the record shine a new light on the artist’s folk and pop-rock sensibilities as Joris Voorn, Thievery Corporation, Photek, Groove Armada, Paul Oakenfold, and more are called upon to rework the mastery that is the great Paul Simon.
Graceland – The Remixes is out via Sony and Legacy on June 1.